What is Social Protection?


"A person who meets the eligibility criteria under the applicable refugee definition, as provided for by international or regional instruments, under UNHCR’s mandate, and/or in national legislation".

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 2005. "UNHCR Global Report 2005". UNHCR. <https://www.unhcr.org/449267670.html>. Accessed 14 May 2020.

"Those who are forced to cross international borders because of conflict or political instability".

Source: Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2005. "The Chronic Poverty Report 2004-2005". CPRC. <http://www.chronicpoverty.org/uploads/publication_files/CPR1_appendices.pdf>. Accessed 14 May 2020.